Thursday, April 22, 2010

Sondheim Celebration Today on Soundcheck

Today at 2 PM WNYC's Soundcheck, hosted by John Schaefer, will feature a segment in honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday.

"Composer Stephen Sondheim turned 80 last month and the musical theatre world is pull out all the stops to celebrate. The Roundabout Theatre Company announced it is renaming a Broadway theater for him. Starting today, the non-profit is staging a new musical revue, "Sondheim on Sondheim," featuring many of the eight-time Tony winner's most memorable songs. We’ll get an appreciation of the composer, whose career stretches back over five decades. Our guests include actor Euan Morton, and theater critic Jesse Green."

You can listen to the broadcast by visiting WNYC's website.

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